ESSENTIAL HISTORIES - THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR: The War In The East, 1863-1865, by Robert K. Krick
Great battles and famous commanders dominated the military history of the Civil War in the Eastern Theater during the period 1863-1865. In this fascinating volume, Robert Krick takes up the story from the death of Stonewall Jackson and provides revealing details of the clash at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, the costliest battle ever waged in the Western Hemisphere. Finally he examines the events that led to Robert E. Lee accepting generous terms of surrender from Ulysses S. Grant, bringing the war in Virginia to a close. Softcover. 95 pages with illustrations including full color troop movement charts of the battles of Gettysburg, the Wilderness, Spotsylvania Courthouse, Petersburg, Shenandoah Valley, and the final days before Apatomattox Courthouse.